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SPORTS EQUIPMENT

Take your sports equipment with you wherever you go while still enjoying a comfortable and trouble-free journey. Turkish Airlines passengers who want to take their sports equipment with them can take advantage of the special services we offer. We can help you get your equipment to wherever you are going for a reasonable price, and even provide free carriage for the first set of equipment for many sports, including skiing and golf.

Bicycle Learn more >>

At Turkish Airlines, we fly you to hundreds of destinations all over the world. Once your flight with us is over, you can continue your journey on the bicycle we have carried for you.

Make sure to pack your bicycle securely in a cardboard box or appropriate carrying case to protect it from damage. To make transportation easier, you should fold the handlebars into the frame and dismantle any other protruding parts. Also, don’t forget to adjust the saddle to its lowest height. We don’t allow inadequately packed bicycles onto the aircraft.

To be valid for all flights departing from Prag (PRG) to BUS, TBS, FRU, CMN, TLV, DYU, DEL, CPT, JNB, KTM, HAV, BJS and for all return trips from this destination, we carry 1 set of your bicycle equipment free of charge. Sport equipment charges will be applicable for the second or more sets of bicycle equipment. The said pricing scheme is valid until 31 December 2018 (included). Sport equipment charges will also be collected in case the transit time at Turkey exceeds 24 hours.
We will carry one bicycle free of charge between November 01 2017 and April 30 2018 on flights arriving at Gazipaşa (GZP) and Antalya (AYT) airports; and between April 01 2018 and October 31 2018 on flights arriving at Kayseri Airport (ASR), Nevsehir Airport (NAV) as well as on the return flights.
On domestic flights, we count bicycles within your baggage allowance. In case your baggage allowance is exceeded, an additional baggage charge will apply according to the weight of your bicycle. Special charges apply for bicycles carried on international flights.

Mountain climbing Learn more >>

We can ensure your mountain climbing equipment has a problem-free journey and help you in your quest to conquer new summits.

We can carry mountain climbing equipment that is securely packed in one rucksack. We would like to remind you that your bag should not contain any items classified as dangerous materials.

Golf Learn more >>

As the sponsor of the Turkish Airlines Open golf tournament, we support our passengers' golfing passion by carrying their first set of golf clubs free of charge.

We carry your first set of equipment, consisting of a pair of golf shoes, and a golf bag on all our flights free of charge. Please note that on international flights we have special charges for carrying all equipment additional to the first set.

Canoeing Learn more >>

Choose one of the hundreds of Turkish Airlines destinations and take your canoe with you when you go. To enjoy a fantastic holiday, all you have to do now is paddle!

On domestic flights, we can carry your canoeing equipment free of charge. If your equipment is over the baggage limit, we charge an excess baggage fee according to weight. However, some types of aircraft in our fleet are not suitable for carrying cargo with these dimensions. For this reason, do not forget to inform the relevant person during the reservation procedure. If your canoeing equipment cannot be taken onto the aircraft, we will transport it to your destination using the Turkish Airlines cargo service and charge the applicable fee. On international flights, there are special charges for carrying canoeing equipment.

Skiing/Snowboarding Learn more >>

Turkish Airlines supports you on your adrenaline-fuelled holidays by helping you and your equipment reach your skiing destination.

Your first set of skiing equipment, consisting of one pair of skis or a snowboard, one pair of ski poles, and one pair of ski boots are carried free of charge. Please note that on international flights we have special charges for carrying all equipment additional to the first set.

Archery Learn more >>

Let us carry your archery equipment to each and every destination you wish so that your aim for a comfortable and high-class travel is right on target! Your archery equipment including special case, bows and arrows is transported as checked baggage on domestic flights, and excess baggage fees are applied if you exceed your baggage allowance. In international flights, we transport this equipment for special fees.

Please note that your archery equipment should be packaged in a way to prevent damage and carried in its special case while you should not put your personal belongings in the case.

Parachuting/Paragliding Learn more >>

Don’t stop admiring the view from our aircraft windows! With your parachute equipment we transport for you, you can enjoy the freedom of the skies wherever you are going.

We can carry your suitably packed parachuting, paragliding, and hang gliding equipment anywhere you want. On international flights there are special charges for carrying this equipment.

Rafting Learn more >>

Your raft is transported free of charge on domestic flights so you can enjoy the thrill of riding the rapids.

On domestic flights, we transport your suitably packed raft free of charge. If your equipment is over the baggage limit, there is an excess baggage fee according to weight. On international flights, there are special charges for carrying this equipment.

Surfing Learn more >>

We can help you ride the waves by carrying your surfing equipment free of charge on domestic flights.

We can carry your surfing equipment free of charge on domestic flights, but some types of aircraft in our fleet are not suitable for carrying cargo with these dimensions. For this reason, don’t forget to inform the relevant person during the reservation process. If your surfing equipment cannot be taken onto the aircraft, we will transport it to your destination using the Turkish Airlines cargo service and charge the applicable fee. On international flights, there are special charges for carrying this equipment.

For all flights arriving to Hurghada (HRG) and Sharm El-Sheikh (SSH) and for all return trips from these destinations, 1 set of your kite surfing equipment will be transported free of charge until 31 December 2018. Special prices will be applicable for more than one set of kite surfing equipment or in case the transit time at Turkey exceeds 24 hours.
To be valid for all flights departing Lisbon (LIS) and Porto (OPO) to Manila (MNL), Bangkok (BKK), Colombo (CMB) and Maldives (MLE) and for all return trips from these destinations, we carry 1 set of your surfing equipment free of charge. Sport equipment charges will be applicable for the second or more sets of surfing equipment. The said pricing scheme is valid until 31 December 2018 (included). Sport equipment charges will also be collected in case the transit time at Turkey exceeds 24 hours.’
In all flights departing from Bilbao (BIO) to Manila (MNL), Bangkok (BKK), Colombo (CMB), Maldives (MLE), 1 set of your surfing equipment will be transported free of charge until 31 December 2018. Special prices will be applicable for more than one set of surfing equipment or in case the transit time at Turkey exceeds 24 hours.
On flights departing from Sao Paulo (SAO) to Singapore (SIN), Kuala Lumpur (KUL), Jakarta (CGK), Bangkok (BKK) and Male (MLE), instead of two pieces of baggage weighing 32 kg, you can carry a single piece of baggage weighing 32 kg and up to three surf boards. To use you baggage allowance as such, your surf boards must not exceed 3 m in length and must not weigh more than 32 kg in total. A fee will be charged for every additional surf board when more than three are carried.
We’ll carry one surf board up to 2 meters in length or one diving kit free of charge on flights from Tel Aviv to Colombo or the Maldives and on the return journey up until December 31, 2018. special charges will apply for any additional surf boards or diving kits.

Water skiing Learn more >>

Did you know that we carry your water skiing equipment free of charge?

We transport either one pair of standard water skis or one slalom water ski (wakeboard) per passenger wherever you want, free of charge. On international flights, all additional equipment carried after the first pair are subject to our special charges.

Scuba diving Learn more >>

Turkish Airlines might not be able to take you underwater, but we can help you open the gates to the magical world beneath the waves by carrying your scuba diving equipment for you wherever you want.

We can transport diving gear, consisting of a diving suit, vest, mask, fins, flashlight, net, knife, empty diving cylinder, harness, cylinder pressure gauge, buoyancy compensator, underwater light, snorkel, regulator, and life jacket. Please note that on international flights, there are special charges for carrying this equipment.

For all flights departing from the United Kingdom; to Cape Town (CPT), Mauritius (MRU), Manila (MNL), Johannesburg (JNB), Durban (DUR), Dar es Salaam (DAR), Maputo (MPM), Muscat (MCT), Jakarta (JKT), Bangkok (BKK), Phuket (HKT), Seychelles (SEZ), Zanzibar (ZNZ), Tel Aviv (TLV) and Kuala Lumpur (KUL), 1 set of your scuba diving equipment will be transported free of charge until 31 December 2018. Special prices will be applicable for more than one set of scuba diving equipment or there is a voluntary stopover which exceeds 24 hours.
For all flights arriving to Hurghada (HRG), Maldives (MLE), Sharm El-Sheikh (SSH) and Aqaba (AQJ) and for all return trips from these destinations, we carry the first set of your diving equipment free of charge until December 31st, 2018. We would like to state that we will carry your equipment consisting of more than one set at special prices.
On all outbound flights from Austria to Johannesburg (JNB), Cape Town (CPT), Durban (DUR), Maputo (MPM), Zanzibar (ZNZ), Dar Es Salaam (DAR), Mauritius (MRU) and Jakarta (JKT) and on the return journey, one set of diving equipment will be carried free of charge. In addition, sports equipment and bicycle carriage fees will be charged for any additional diving equipment. This will apply until 31 December 2018 (inclusive). Sports equipment and bicycle carriage fees will also be charged if there is a stopover in Turkey of more than 24 hours on these journeys.
To be valid for all flights departing from Italy and arriving to Jakarta (JKT), Kuala Lumpur (KUL), Phuket (HKT), Mauritius (MRU), Antananarivo (TNR), Maputo (MPM), Dar es Salaam (DAR), Mombasa (MBA) and Havana (HAV), 1 set of diving equipment will be carried free of charge. Sport equipment charges will be applicable for the second or more sets of diving equipment. The said pricing scheme is valid until December 31st, 2018 (included). Sport equipment charges will also be collected in case the transit time at Turkey exceeds 24 hours.
To be valid for all flights departing from Germany and arriving to Cape Town (CPT), Mauritius (MRU), Manila (MNL), Jakarta (JKT), Bangkok (BKK), Phuket (HKT) and Seychelles (SEZ) and for all return trips from these destinations, we carry 1 set of your diving equipment free of charge. Sport equipment charges will be applicable for the second or more sets of diving equipment. The said pricing scheme is valid until December 31st, 2018 (included). Sport equipment charges will also be collected in case the transit time at Turkey exceeds 24 hours.
To be valid for all flights departing from France to Seychelles (SEZ) and for all return trips from this destination, we carry 1 set of your diving equipment free of charge. Sport equipment charges will be applicable for the second or more sets of diving equipment. The said pricing scheme is valid until December 31st, 2018 (included). Sport equipment charges will also be collected in case the transit time at Turkey exceeds 24 hours.

Hang gliding Learn more >>

Enjoy a taste of freedom in the skies with help from our special sports equipment transportation services.

We can carry your suitably packed hang gliding equipment wherever you go. On international flights, there are special charges for carrying this equipment.

Sports equipment which exceeds 32 kg must be split across two pieces of baggage, and each piece will be charged for separately.
On journeys with a stopover, such as Maldives-Colombo or Kilimanjaro-Mombasa, a fee of 30 euro will be charged for all sports equipment included in the table.

Other equipment

We also carry ice hockey equipment, kite surfing (kiteboard) equipment, and hunting rifles. For campers and hunters, we carry tents, inflatable boats and hunting rifles and shotguns.

Special charges


Special charge table for flights to/from Turkey and the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus
Zone
Country
Charge
North America USA, Canada €60  
South America Brazil, Argentina €60 
Europe

Albania, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, United Kingdom, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Holland, Hungary, Republic of Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Scotland, Serbia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, Latvia, Russia

€30 
Africa Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Gabonese Republic, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda
€50 
North Africa Algeria, Eritrea, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia €30 
South Africa Republic of South Africa, Mozambique, Mauritius, Madagascar
€60 
CIS Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan €60 
Middle East Bahrain, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Syria, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen, Sudan
€30 
Asia Afghanistan, India, Maldives, Pakistan, Sri Lanka €50 
Far East Bangladesh, China, Hong Kong - SAR of China, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, Philipines, Taiwan, Mongolia, Nepal €60
Flights involving more than one airline (interline) Any Interline Carriage
€60 
*Sports equipment charges for Yekaterinburg (SVX) is 60 Euro.

For journeys to/from international airports (except for Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus) that transit in Turkey, we calculate the total charge by adding together the one-way charge between each point and Turkey.

For example, if you are travelling from Skopje to New York, you will pay €30 for your Skopje–Istanbul flight plus €60 for your Istanbul–New York flight, making a total of €90.